HOW-TO: Smoky Peach Pastel
Smoky Peach PastelPhoto 1 of 9
Before: Prelighten with Z.One Decologic Lightening SystemPhoto 2 of 9
Step 1: Divide the hair into quadrants below the crown, separating diagonal sections front left and right. Isolate each section. Then separate one quarter of the back at the nape and isolate.Photo 3 of 9
Step 2: Beginning in the left rear section apply Formula 1 roots through mid-lengths on the first subsection.Photo 4 of 9
Step 3: Apply Formula 2 mid-lengths to ends on the same subsection. Use Soft Stripes to isolate each section.Photo 5 of 9
Step 4: Leave out a fine section of hair between the previous and the next sections and apply Formula 3 roots through midlengths.Photo 6 of 9
Step 5: Apply Formula 4 to midlengths through ends. Use Soft Stripes to isolate and protect the hair. Continue alternating subsections until the left rear sections are complete.Photo 7 of 9
Step 6: Repeat the previous steps on the front left section. Work to top of the section, alternating the formulas as before, remembering to leave out a fine section of hair in between each subsection.Photo 8 of 9
Step 7: Complete all remaining sections as before. Process up to 20 minutes, rinse and cleanse with Milk Shake Color Specifics Color Sealing Shampoo.Photo 9 of 9
Gelato-cool pastel shades with a touch of smoky grey? Yes please! Here’s a delicious blend of subtle hues for the client who likes her hair color to whisper rather than scream. It’s dished up by Italy’s Marzia Beneditti, using the new Milk Shake Decologic Lightening System from Z.One.
“This system is all about controlling the tone and keeping the hair healthy,” says Brian Grieve, Director of Education North America for Z.One. “The oxidizing emulsion contains milk proteins, mango seed oil, natural honey, conditioning and hydrating agents and Integrity 41 for strength, nourishment, color stability, softness, shine and manageability. The lighteners contain organic cranberry extract, Brazilian clay and silk proteins for protection, hydration, smoothing and nourishment. And the tone controllers contain wheat germ, honey and avocado oil for a sheer, conditioning, glossy finish.”
See the slideshow for the full step-by-step!
- Formula 1: Decologic Tone Controllers 15g White + 15g Milk Mint + 30g Oxidizing Emulsion 5 Vol (1.5%).
- Formula 2: Decologic Tone Controllers 15g White + 10g Smoky Grey + 2g Amethist Grey + 27g Oxidizing Emulsion 5 Vol (1.5%)
- Formula 3: Decologic Tone Controllers 15g White + 15g Peach Rose + 30g Oxidizing Emulsion 5 Vol (1.5%)
- Formula 4: Decologic Tone Controllers 15g Wh
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